“Empire: The Complete First Season” drops in September

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Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has added Empire: The Complete First Season to its roster, bringing the acclaimed TV show to Blu-Ray Disc and DVD in September.

Set within a world of music, glamour, danger and power, “Empire” is about a family dynasty that follows the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne.  After music mogul Lucious Lyon (Oscar® Nominee Terrence Howard) is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons will succeed him at the legendary Empire Entertainment. The game changes when his ex-wife Cookie (Oscar® Nominee Taraji P. Henson) returns from prison where she’s been for almost two decades. Brash and fearless, she sees herself as the sacrificial lamb who built an empire with Lucious and then took the fall for running the drugs that financed Lucious’ early career. As the Lyons slug it out, a battle begins that will either cause the family’s destruction or redemption.

“Empire” Season One features iconic music performances from an all-star cast which includes Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Byshere Y. Gray, Kaitlin Doubleday, Malik Yoba, Trai Byers and Grace Gealey. The series included an impressive roster of guest star appearances from the likes of Courtney Love, Jennifer Hudson, Gabourey Sidibe, Gladys Knight, Cuba Gooding Jr., Estelle, Mary J. Blige, Naomi Campbell Snoop Dog, Rita Ora, and Patti LaBelle, among others!

The Blu-Ray Disc and DVD of “Empire: The Complete First Season” is packed with even more show-stopping moments and music performances such as “Drip Drop” and “You’re So Beautiful.” Get five complete performances, including the popular hit “No Apologies” on the DVD.

On the Blu-Ray version, dive into more than nine hours of content and 50 minutes of special features, including 11 complete performances highlighting five of the most-popular songs from the series purchased on iTunes.

“Empire: The Complete First Season” will arrive in stores on September 15 for $49.99 on Blu-Ray Disc and $39.98 on DVD.

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